What is a guinea?
A Guinea is a coin of the old pre-decimal British currency. It was worth approximately 21 shillings.
A guinea is a pheasantlike bird of the family Numididae native to Africa. Their diet consists of insects and seeds and they nest on the ground. They have spangeled grey plumag…e and a featherless head. not the country Nothing like the guinea pig (if that helps :-)) )
Guinea wasps have a very painful sting. It is a type of paper wasp.It is yellow and black and often mistaken for a yellow jacket.
Birth, Reproduction (every year between March and October) then death. They live for about 10-20 years.
Their scientific name is Cavie. They are not Guinea pigs, they are Cavies.
Like all animals, guinea pigs are in the Eukaryota domain.
Nesting boxes are used so guinea pigs have a place to sleep, have a place to have babies, and have a place to sleep in. If you are wondering whether to get a nesting box, i su…ggest you do get one.
If your asking where they come from, it's not from Guinea. They are actually found in Australia. If you aren't familiar of what the outback looks like, Google some pictures. T…hat's where most are. An original myth said Guinea Pigs swam up from the ocean and went into farmer's barns since that is where most are found to mate.
a guinea pigs cousin would also be a guinea pig.
Young guinea pigs are called pups.
cats are definetly enemies of guinea pigs but some of them are peaceful and can even be friends with guinea pigs [ i have 2 cats ] one of my cats is violent and fierce and the… other one is friendly and peaceful. the friendly cat of mine became friends with my guinea pig. the violent one... not soo much really. violent cats are 1 of the enemies of the guinea pigs. O_O
My guinea pig loves lettuce and carrots
Most guinea pigs are very funny to watch they are also hyper, cute and very sociable. When guinea pigs are very happy they do a thing called "pop Corning " which is them un- c…ontrolably bouncing and turning and having sort of mini spazums which is very nice to watch cause you know it's happy.
A pet that costs 3,994 dollars in its lifetime but it's worth every penny because they are fun for beginning pet owners like children 8+. I used to have a guinea myself and I …thought it was a boy but it turned out it was a girl she died with a long life of 8 years old sometimes that happens they rarely live to 8 though. You will love your guinea and you will be sad when it dies the range of its life is 5-8 but they can stay up to a year in the pet shop.
Male should weight. 1.5 to 2.5 pounds female should weight 1 to 1.5 pound
guinea pigs like different colours, sometimes they will sniff and stare at a colour that they like and you will find out
When their mother is nursing them and then she stops nursing them that means they're weaned and ready to go.